Police at scene of major leak leaving hundreds with no water

A major road in Chelmsford has been closed tonight and hundreds left with no water after a huge leak.

These are the images of police at the scene on Galleywood Road this evening.

Officers have responding to the incident have shared the images, showing the scale of the water leak.

Hundreds of residents have been left with little or no water due to the incident and sections of the road have risen a foot.

Cracks in the tarmac in Chelmsford as police attend a huge water leak
(Image: Essex Police – Chelmsford District)

A post on the Essex Police – Chelmsford District’s Facebook page, said: “The team have responded to a major water leak in Galleywood Road tonight.

“It’s amazing what damage such a leak can do to the road with sections rising about a foot.

“This may explain why some of you are without water in Chelmsford.”

Essex Live